Tag Archives: Beauty and The Beast

A Tale As Old As Time: Chris Montan On Finding Celine Dion

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D23 gave us a little-known story of how music producer Chris Montan got Celine Dion on board for Beauty and the Beast. D23 Expo is the ultimate Disney fan event, and for good reason. The Expo features panels, conversations, presentations, and talks from some of the most exciting people in the Disney universe today. This morning, the Expo featured the ...

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PHOTO: Cast Member Gives Guest Magical Disney Moment

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A Walt Disney World Cast Member worked their Disney magic giving a Disney fan a magical Beauty and the Beast moment. Cast Members are arguably the heart of the Disney Park experience. They work hard to make sure every Guest is having a magical Disney vacation at “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” They work hard to give every Guest ...

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Disney Chooses New Live-Action Belle

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The Grammy Award and Academy Award-winning musician known as H.E.R. has just been cast to play a live-action version of the Disney princess Belle from Beauty and the Beast. H.E.R. is not replacing Emma Watson, however. Even though the 2017 live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast that starred the English Harry Potter actress and the Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens did not ...

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Beast Loses Head in ‘Be Our Guest’ Restaurant

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Disney Cast Members are known for their commitment to excellence and their ability to stay in character so as not to ruin the ‘Disney magic’ for Guests at Walt Disney World Resort or any other Disney Resorts or Disney Parks. In fact, staying in character is a crucial part of the role; however, sometimes extenuating circumstances can present a challenge, ...

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Angela Lansbury Will Receive A Special Tony Award

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Many Disney fans know the name Angela Lansbury due to the actress and singer’s roles in Disney films: namely, the 1991 Disney animated movie Beauty and the Beast and the musical fantasy Bedknobs and Broomsticks from 1971. However, Angela Lansbury has also performed on stage on Broadway for many years, and the iconic performer is about to receive a very unique Tony Award! The ...

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Gets Another Retelling

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Some Disney fans might think that the 1991 Disney animated film Beauty and the Beast has already had too many retellings, but the Disney princess Belle probably wouldn’t mind this particular retelling of her story! A new romantic comedy novel is on its way called By the Book, and this book is part of the Meant to Be series that specifically adapts ...

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2022 Hurricane Season: The Return of ‘Hurricane Gaston’?

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The 2022 Atlantic Hurrican Season is just under two months away, but it appears that this year’s list of storm names have been released, and one storm could find itself named after one dastardly Disney villain: Gaston. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the meteorological team at Colorado State University is predicting 19 namable storms for this year, and the names ...

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Two Oscar Nominees’ Surprising Disney Connection

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You probably already know that Spanish actress Penelope Cruz (who is currently nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in Parallel Mothers) has had some involvement with Disney in the form of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). You may also know that The Eyes of Tammy Faye actress Jessica Chastain (who is competing against Penelope Cruz in ...

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OpEd: Disney LGBTQ+ Inclusion Efforts Need New Content, NOT Classic IPs

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So, it appears that Disney bosses will allow a same-sex kiss to be included in the final cut of Pixar Animation Studios’ highly-anticipated upcoming feature, Lightyear. Considering the news comes after CEO Bob Chapek was grilled for not being sufficiently outspoken against Florida legislation than a very vocal contingent, the decision was viewed by some to be a pandering play to ...

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